Re: Jay Bruce looks like he has become a professional hitter overnight!!!!!!!
Originally Posted by Kingspoint
You just don't get more hits when you stop pulling the ball. You strike out less often. You move runners over more often. You put the ball in play more often. You keep rallies going more often. The list is long.
But you said you want him to hit to .280 with 28 HRs and not .245 with 40 HRs... I'm okay with him using the entire field (it's a welcome sight), but he needs to drive the ball and have a high slg %. And everything you just listed is situational and hypothetical, not to mention it is not entirely true.
I know a lot of people are talking about his on-base percentage (.308 in 2008), but I like to think more in terms of him his in-scoring position percentage. - Our Beloved Manager